Other buses stop at the Westfield Shopping Mall, which is located in central Lower Hutt, a five minute walk from the school. Students who live in Wainuiomata use a public bus to Waterloo Interchange in the mornings. In the afternoons, this bus stops by the School on Waterloo Road.
Students who live in Eastbourne and the Bays are able to access a school bus service, operated by Classic Coaches Bus Company. This service operates to and from the bus stop outside the School. Students living in the Whitby, Paremata, Plimmerton, Papakowhai and Pauatahanui areas use a bus service, operated by Runciman Motors (NZ Bus), for Chilton, St Oran’s, St Patrick’s College and Hutt International Boys’ School pupils. In the morning, these buses pick up students from the nearest public bus stop to their home and provide a service ‘to the door’ for each School. Runciman Motors (NZ Bus) provide a bus service for Chilton students only, from Upper Hutt and Silverstream, thus providing students in these districts with the choice to travel by bus or train.
Runciman collect students from public bus stops and bring them to School. Students are collected from the bus stop outside School at the end of the day, stopping at public bus stops on their return. Bus services are not privately contracted by the School. If you require more specific details of the transport services to your home area or you wish to purchase a bus pass, please contact the relevant bus company listed below:
- Runciman Motors (NZ Bus) – 528 5279
- Valley Flyer – 569 2933
- Classic Coaches – 564 5015